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Charges issued on DWI suspect who struck police car

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John Simpson, 53, was arrested Friday on DWI charges. (Credit: St. Louis County Police Department) John Simpson, 53, was arrested Friday on DWI charges. (Credit: St. Louis County Police Department)
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office issued charges Friday on a DWI suspect who struck a police car.

John Simpson, 53, of Robert Ave. in St. Louis has been issued one count of DWI-Physical Injury, a Class E felony.

Police said Simpson rear-ended a St. Louis County Police car and that he showed signs of intoxication, including slurred speech and glassy eyes.

Police said Simpson took a breathalyzer test, showing results of a .174 blood alcohol content (BAC). In Missouri, the BAC legal limit is .08.

The officer who was in the impacted cop car suffered a concussion due to the accident.

Simpson is being held on a $25,000 bond.

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